Rt Hon Sir Michael Fallon KCB retired from Parliament at the last election after 31 years as MP for Darlington and then Sevenoaks. He served as a minister in four Conservative governments under Margaret Thatcher, John Major, David Cameron and Theresa May, latterly as Secretary of State for Defence from 2014 to 2017.
Sir Michael is currently Deputy Chairman, Genel Energy Plc (oil), Non-Executive Chairman, Avanton Limited (property development), Chairman, Armiger Ltd (data analytics), Deputy Chairman, Nova Innovation Ltd (tidal energy), a member of the international advisory boards of Investcorp (alternative investment management) and HIN Global Limited (cyber security), and a consultant to other companies.
Sir Michael is a UK member of the Indo-Pacific Commission chaired by former Canadian PM Stephen Harper at Policy Exchange, an advisory council member of the Centre for Policy Studies, and has chaired seminars at RUSI. He also writes, lectures and broadcasts on defence, security and international affairs (see here). He also reviews books on classics and ancient history for Classics For All (reviews here).
Rt Hon Sir Michael Fallon KCB